|Kirkfield was a "Modern Image" layout that was exhibited
for many years at our own exhibition and also on the "circuit"
where it made several appearances at other clubs venues. It was always a
crowd puller with plenty of action as there was always something moving
on the layout.
It had a 2 track main line which went to 4 tracks as it passed the front of the layout and an automated branch line where 3 different trains would appear in sequence.
There was also a large Motive Power Depot and a reasonable goods yard where shunting could be carried out and goods trains exchanged with the main line.
The Fiddle Yards had a total of 18 main tracks and 4 side tracks for DMU's so there was a large selection of trains that could be employed to give plenty of variety for the visitor to enjoy
Some images from the layout are below
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On show at the Birkenhead Exhibition in 1999
|At the Whitworth Civic Hall 2000|
Also at the Whitworth Civic in March 2000
|The realistic looking Motive Power Depot|
|This page updated 8th February 2005|